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The Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day, Paris. Photograph: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

The world’s best fireworks displays

As the UK prepares to fill its sky with the pops, cracks, whistles and bangs of the Fifth of November’s fireworks, we look to the rest of the world to […]

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Culture, People, Places

My city: Oslo

My city: Oslo

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

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Culture, Food & Drink, Places

Istanbul. Photograph: Reddit.

48 hours in: Istanbul

Istanbul is a unique city indeed, with contrasting characters across its captivating quarters that leave it full of intrigue. Its unusual geography sees it straddling two continents, whilst its layered […]

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48 hours in: Stockholm

48 hours in: Stockholm

The achingly hip city of Stockholm is pipped to the post only by Copenhagen in the ‘most-visited’ race. This centre of cool is the catalyst for trend-setting fashions and cutting […]

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Kate Halfpenny with some of her dresses. Image: tommedwell.com

My city: London

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

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My city: Paris

My city: Paris

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

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Dublin culture round-up (because the festivities don’t stop after St Paddy’s Day)

Dublin culture round-up (because the festivities don’t stop after St Paddy’s Day)

Today, Irish folk melodies are in the air and the St Patrick’s Day parades are flooding Dublin with a sea of green, but the Irish capital has even more to […]

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Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

There’s souvenir shopping and then there’s souvenir shopping. Why walk home with a gaudy plastic fridge magnet when you could be adorning your abode with artefacts that have travelled the […]

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London culture round-up: what to catch in the capital between now and Easter

London culture round-up: what to catch in the capital between now and Easter

The January blues are so last month. It’s time to swap a night in with Netflix for a spot of culture. Here’s our guide to the capital’s must-see events and exhibitions […]

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Things to do in London on New Year’s Day

Things to do in London on New Year’s Day

If you’ve managed to escape seeing in 2014 with a hangover (well done you, please pass the fizzy drinks and bacon sandwiches) you really should tear yourself away from the […]

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Rocking around the Christmas tree: The best places to sing carols in London

Rocking around the Christmas tree: The best places to sing carols in London

It’s starting. Mulled wine, mince pies, the smell of wrapping paper. You can nearly hear the sleigh bells ringing and the credit cards kerchinging. Christmas is nearly here. But if […]

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Staycations exhibition – YCN, Shoreditch

Staycations exhibition – YCN, Shoreditch

This is a really nice idea: YCN (a fun agency in East London who curate and manage illustrators, animators and other talented creatives), the band Kotki Dwa and the National Trust […]

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